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could strike again as president obama hold a meeting to weigh the options on a high-level strike in syria. we all await his decision as does the world. martha: we have new reports from the "wall street journal" that the white house is moving quickly on this because they have reason to believe syria is planning to launch another chemical attack in the country's largest city aleppo. wait wants to accomplish with action. molly henneberg is live at the white house leading our coverage. what is the white house saying? >> the u.s. has to get involved because the world community cannot leave a chemical attack or chemical attacks plural unanswered. but the white house says the goal is not to out of syrian president bashar al-asaad. even though the obama administration believes this is not the only chemical weapons attack by the regime this year. >> the options being considered by the president and his national security team are not around the question of whether chemical weapons were used in syria on a massive scale causing death and injury to innocents women and children. its many not w
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. bill: so lots to talk about with kentucky senator rand paul. the fight to defund obama-care. should republicans draw a fluent sand there. plus a possible run for the white house in 2016, rand paul. minutes away on america's newsroom. martha: three teenagers accused of brutally beating 13-year-old on the school bus. watch some of this. >> leave them alone! leave him alone! you know you all going to jail. you all going to jail. martha: at the beginning of it he's just laying on the floor on that school bus. these are the three atearks. they are due in juvenile court. the police say the suspects repeatedly punched and kicked the victim, a lot of which you can see on the video. the boy was trying to crawl up the seat. the bus driver got up and verbally tried to stop them. did not physically intervene. and there is some discussion about that. do these defendants have anything to say in court this morning? >> reporter: all three 15-year-olds arrived here an hour ago and none of them would answer any of my questions. apparently their public defenders have told them don't say anything to th
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obama says he's not going to negotiate on this. he wants a clean bill, raise the debt ceiling, no other issues on the table, no strings attached. just let me borrow more by october so i can pay the bills. that's the statement from president obama no negotiations. that's not going down very well on wall street. they look at this and say here we go again and the dow jones average will open about 120 points down in part because of that no negotiation position from the president. martha: we know from history republicans will come back and say they want to see spending cuts to pass this through. why do you think the president is so intractable on this issue? >> it's possible he thinks if there is a government shutdown over the debt ceiling issue then the president wins politically and the republicans as they have in the past lose politically so he's saying go ahead, shut it down. the market is concerned about the syrian situation and again about another debt crisis 50 days away. martha: there are oil concerns percolating in the market and we'll talk about those a couple minutes away. and a v
and there was a work requirement. that has largely been done away with by the obama administration? >> yes, it has. the level of welfare payments has been phased up and the eligibility has been expanded. welfare trap. gregg: thanks very much. martha: we are just getting started. will paul bunyon help to sell obama-care? it will cost his of dollars in minnesota. they want to sign up $1 million. taxpayer dollars. will it work? and should it work? gregg: dozens of wildfires raging out of control pushing our firefighting resources to the limit. martha: this young man out for a run shot and killed by teenagers. police say the suspects have told them they were just bored, looking for something to do. what leads to this kind of senseless act in america. coming up. >> is he talking to you right now? >> he's just oh, oh ... >> you just stay on the line with me right now, okay? grips the can... get glad forceflex. small change, big difference. ...and a great deal. . thanks to dad. nope eeeeh... oh, guys let's leave the deals to hotels.com. nice bear. ooh that one! nice. got it! oh my gosh this is so cool...
is will the united states act? top republican congressman mike mccall says president obama has four options as we go forward. >> i don't think the american people have an appetite or troops on the ground. i know the military is laying out options for the president. there are four warships off the coast of syria. missiles are an option to try to make out these chemical stockpiles. i think that's an option the president should be looking at. my chief concern is that we have allowed this to fester. we have had a wait and see policy and hoping for the best. martha: congressman mike mccall will join us in america's news room coming up in a couple minutes. bill has a map of the area from the air. bill: syria is here. and damascus there. over the weekend you had four navy warships move into the area, situated off the western coast of syria in the eastern mediterranean. they could take action if necessary. you have two naval aircraft carriers, much bigger vessels. one off the coast of yemen and one off the mouth of the persian gulf. if they were to make a move and come to the suez canal it would tack severa
is overreacting to al qaeda. bill: you as an american have to deal with obama-care, so shouldn't they. this outrage after lawmakers on the hill get a pass on obama-care. martha: look at this sinkhole. it swallowed an entire resort hotel near disney world. >> she knew something was wrong. she said jump in the car. we jumped in the car and went to the security gate, and we thought something was going on. the building is collapsing. [ male announcer ] come to the lexus golden opportunity sales event and choose from one of five lexus hybrids that's right for you, including the lexus es and ct hybrids. ♪ this is the pursuit of perfection. martha: police in virginia are investigating a massive pileup that happened over the weekend. 40 vehicles, six tractor-trailers. no word so far on how out got started. bill: it's beginning to look a lot like 2015. we are 9 months since the last presidential election. tom cruz speaking over the weekend. and several oper high-profile republicans visiting iowa. and they are mandatory for presidential hopefuls. but we are 3 1/2 years away. karl rove, the fo
expects, quote, president obama understands that the brits can not now join in any military attack. >> i haven't spoken to him since the debate and the vote but i would expect to speak to him over the next day or some i don't think it's a question of having to apologize. >> reporter: after the u.k. parliament vote a spokesperson for the president's national security council put out a statement saying quote, the u.s. will continue to consult with the u.k. government, one of our closest allies and friends. as we have said president obama's decision-making will be guided by what is in the best interests of the united states. but french president francois hollande says whether or not the brits are involved he supports taking quote, firm action against syria and that includes a possible military strike. bill? bill: molly, will the president ask congress for authority? or what, how is the white house addressing that very issue? >> reporter: the white house says the president has been consulting with a number of members of congress but there's no indication the president intends to wait for a v
that the ongoing but a u.s. official confirmed for fox news the indictment has been issued. president obama was asked on "the jay leno show" last night whether his reaction to the new terrorist threat might have been an overreaction in the wake of obama, and he said, i'm sorry in the wake of benghazi. he said one thing i have tried to do as president is not overreact but make sure as much as possible the american people understand that there are genuine risks out there. now the indictments come days after republican members of congress put new pressure on the incoming fbi director james comey to renew focus on the investigation into benghazi, bill. bill: curious, what congress is saying about this what have you heard from lawmakers about the progress or lack thereof 10 months down the road? >> reporter: there are republican critics of the president saying more should have been done sooner. they're questioning why none of the suspects have actually been arrested. darrell issa. bill: chairman of the oversight committee, republican from california, said usama bin laden was criminally charged l
italy embracing this guy a little bit, there is also the threat that president obama might cancel a stopover in moscow on a trip to russia in sent for the g20 summit. according to kremlin officials this is not going to happen. everything is fine. and again the washington side they have been trying todown play this a little bit too. they don't want this snowden affair to rock their entire international relations with russia however they want this guy but now he is a little bit deeper inside rush share, we'll see what the white house says later. thank you, greg palkot for the breaking news out of london today. >> another big story we're following, sentencing day for the ohio man that pleaded guilty to kidnapping three woman and keeping them captive for a decade. before we know how much time ariel castro will get he will have the opportu we may hear from one or more of the three victims whose innocence and youth he stole. gina dejesus, amanda berry and michelle knight. they escaped from castro's house in may. garrett tenney is live at the courthouse in cleveland, ohio. what are we ex
their work. president obama says is short strike he believes will be effective. >> if we're saying in a clear and decisive but very limited way, we send a shot across the bow staying stop doing, that can have a positive impact on our national security over the long term. bill: molly henneberg leads our coverage live on the north lawn. poly, there will be more meetings today there, but this one is with leaders from congress, and what do we know about that meeting today? >> reporter: the president will two more in depth what the white house is saying all week. that this was a chemical attack they believe, that the u.s. can not let it go unanswered and the president is expected to lay out to congressional leaders his options and classified intelligence behind these options. there may be declassified version of intelligence released to the american public later today. the president will confer with top congressional leaders either in person or teleconference late this afternoon. sources tell fox the intelligence is not clear whether syrian president bashar al-assad was behind the attack or ordere
, this global terror alert is bringing president obama's past comments on the war on terror back into the spotlight. here's the president back in may. >> today the core of al-qaeda in afghanistan and pakistan is on the path to defeat. their remaining operatives spend more time thinking about their own safety than plotting against us. patti ann: but is al-qaeda actually on its way to defeat? this month, as peter reported, the terror group is suspected of orchestrating three major prison breaks freeing nearly 2,000 inmates in iraq, libya and pakistan. last month al-qaeda killed more than 500 people. earlier this year the tsarnaev brothers used instructions from al-qaeda to build the bombs used in april's boston bombings, and last year al-qaeda-connected militants took over an area larger than the state of texas inside northern africa. and it was september september , of course, at least three al-qaeda-linked groups participated in the killing of ambassador christopher stevens and three other americans in benghazi. bill: top republican senator lindsey graham saying that attack in li
, this gregg? if you like your plan you get to keep it. that was a promise made by president obama when we were first getting into obamacare and reform of the health care system. there was also a promise made the cost of health care coverage would go down. well the situation at the university of virginia contradicts those two promises directly. three ways. number one, at the university of virginia, as you say, gregg, they are going to drop the coverage for your spouse, if your spouse can get coverage elsewhere. that is a policy, coverage which will not be extended. number two, it is going to cost the university of virginia $7.3 million extra next year because of obamacare. that cost to them has gone up, not down, up. number three, university of virginia will have to pay a lot more tax on the generous health care coverage that it offers to some of its staffers. so in three ways those two initial promises of obamacare have been abrogated so to speak and that is just at the university of virginia. it is also true at ups and several other leading corporations today. gregg: and, stu, to critics of o
and salty nut bars by nature valley. nature at its most delicious. jamie: welcome back. president obama's repeating what seems to be a white house talking point saying the core of al qaeda has been decimated. that's a claim often repeated recently by the president and other members of the administration. >> today the core of al qaeda in afghanistan and pakistan is on the path to defeat. their remaining operatives spend more time thinking about their own safety than plotting against us. >> we point to the successes and the president pointed to the successes including the decimation of the core of al qaeda in afghanistan and pakistan. jamie: john bolton, former u.s. ambassador to the united nations. you know him well, a fox news contributor and great to have you here in studio, ambassador, thank you for coming in. do you share the opinion that not only has al qaeda not been decimated, but they have actually morphed and metastasized? >> they have taken some hits, there is no doubt about it since the original 9/11 but i can seewe can see from the terror alert we're experiencing right now th
on the fox news channel. president obama faces reporters before he heads out for a summer vacation, 10 days on martha's vineyard. this is his first solo news conference since the 30th of april. he held 16 briefings this year. half of those were held jointly with a foreign leader. 22 solo news conferences at the white house since 2009. this will be his 23rd. some of the topics he could face today, canceled meeting with vladmir putin. possibility of a government shut down in the fall. nsa, obamacare, irs, benghazi, all the quote phony scandals the white house talked about for the last two weeks. we want to know what would you ask the president? tweet me your questions @billhemmer. we'll read a couple on the air for the next two hours. fire away. lines are open right now. >> another emotional day expected in the fort hood shooting court-martial today after major nidal hasan was given permission to continue representing himself despite his standby attorneys claim that he is trying to secure his own death sentence the army psychiatrist admitted he opened fire at the texas army base in 2009, kill
in that country but senator lindsey graham is saying the obama administration's failures that led to this. here he is. >> from benghazi, to cairo, to damascus, we're, baghdad, we're failing across the board. obama's foreign policy is not working. the middle east is literally in flames and the biggest prize of all is egypt. if we lose egypt, if egypt become as failed, fractured state i just can not imagine what israel's future looks like. bill: senators graham and mccain were in egypt earlier in the month, a few weeks back? they were trying to negotiate some sort of a peaceful solution to the crisis and figure out a fact-finding mission of their own on the ground in cairo. martha: unbelievable to think of the prospect of a failed state in egypt. so how did we get here? let's go back to the timeline, june 29th, the beginning of the summer, 22 million egyptians sign ad petition and they were not happy with the leadership of mohammed morse system they wanted him to step down. the next day large-scale demonstrations break out, millions of people in the street denouncing morsi's government. july 23rd, t
in washington with more on this story. kelly, what is the obama administration and congress doing to address the rising cost of going to college? >> reporter: very good question. the answer is they're dealing with it. the president recently sign ad law that restores lower interest rates for college students who need to get a loan to pay for college. 18 million students will benefit from the law that offers a new, something like $106 billion. a new study from the national center for education statistics shows 71% of all undergraduates received some type of financial aid. 59% received grants. 40% took out student loans. 6% received aid through work study jobs. 4% received veterans benefits and 5% have parents who took out federal direct plus loans. but this law is only temporary. it is linked to the financial markets. so as the economy improves, interest rates could rise which raises the cost for students. education secretary arne duncan said increasing federal student aid alone will not control the cost of college. gregg? gregg: so, kelly, what other proposals or plans will the president be o
mandate stirs broader worries about obama health law. and, just over a week later a "wall street journal" report highlighted how many restaurants are replacing full-timers over concerns of course about insurance. martha: another fox news alert this morning. president obama now addressing reports of a devastating chemical weapons attack inside syria. in a new interview that he did the president said the u.s. is still trying to confirm that toxic gases were used on innoncent civilians this week. >> there is no doubt that when you start seeing chemical weapons used on a large-scale and, again, we're still gathering information about this particular event but it is very troublesome, that starts getting to some core national interests that the united states has, both in terms of us making sure that weapons of mass destruction are not proliferating as well as needing to protect our allies, our bases, in the region. martha: so earlier this year the u.s. confirmed that chemical weapons have been used in syria, something that the president had said would be a red line for him but so far the u.s.
. it was signed into law over two years ago so why is the obama administration still working so hard to try to sell it to people? a fair and balanced debate on that is come up next. jaime: keeping an eye on egypt where tensions are mounting. thousands of pro-morsi supporters are defying military orders. they're marching on a key government property. the u.s. is getting further involved and facing embassy closure. we'll tell you. [shouting] nope eeeeh... oh, guys let's leave the deals to hotels.com. ooh that one! nice. got it! oh my gosh this is so cool... awesome! perfect! yep, and no angry bears. the perfect place is on sale now. up to 40% off. only at hotels.com jaime: a fox news alert as confrontation reigns on the streets of egypt. two high-profile senators are heading to cairo. republican senators john mccain and lindsey graham will travel to egypt as soon as next week and they plan to meet with key military leaders to urge them to pursue new free elections. deputy secretary of state william burns will also be in cairo and he is set to arrive later today, plans as well to meet with lea
obama yesterday came out very strongly condemning the army, very much upset how things had gone down in cairo. the army says, that simply 'em boldens violent terrorists. and the president's remarks, were quote, not based on facts. they have already deployed, tanks, armored personnel carriers and made it clear they will not tolerate this kind of violence in the streets especially if you see the video coming back with gunmen firing out. many crowds are chanting out, our blood, our soul, we defend islam. not we defend egypt. this is setting up versus a muslim brotherhood versus army war on streets. martha: looks like a civil war. we hope that doesn't happen. we'll watch it as well during the next couple hours. thanks, leland. >>> arizona senator john mccain believes the white house hasn't help matters with the statement they made yesterday. mccain was asked if the decision to cancel joint military exercises with egypt was adequate and here was his response. >> a long time ago we should have complied with our law which we were asking the egyptians to comply with that rule of law. we viol
minutes past. talk about part-time america. president obama hitting the road for yet another speech on the economy. while last week's jobs numbers show slight increase in hiring, most of those jobs are not full-time gigs. new numbers from the labor department tell the story of the of 980,000 new jobs added to the economy this year, 70% of those were part-time work. stuart varney, host of "varney & company" on the fox business network. my guest now. stuart, good morning to you. part-time america, is this the way we're headed? >> remember this is the government's own numbers used from the bureau of labor statistics quoting the household survey. this is where the government asks real people, about 3,000 on a regular basis what are you earning, where do you work, how do you work, what are you spending your money on? that is the household survey. that's where these numbers come from. that is what making the numb members so real because it is real people are being asked the questions. as you say, bill, 70% of the jobs created this calendar year, part-time. we have record 28.2 million part
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